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Is it lights-out for Spider-Man musical?

Spider-Man can sail through the air, but can he save his own Broadway show?

Spider-Man can sail through the air, but can he save his own Broadway show?

The musical reopens tonight in previews, but audience members turned in tickets yesterday after a 20-foot plunge during Monday’s performance sent actor Christopher Tierney to the hospital with internal bleeding.

“The last thing we want to see is someone fall,” said 11-year-old Ruby Locknar, who said she’ll trade in her Spidey ticket for “Billy Elliott.”

Tierney’s injury — shocking a live audience at the Foxwoods Theatre — was the fourth for the $65 million show, which is the priciest in Broadway history and has been plagued by delays. Last week, its official opening was postponed to Feb. 7. The sprawling, high-tech production is one of the largest ever.

With another actor out, what will it take for the show to close? “It’s all kind of up in the air at this point,” Playbill Editor Blake Ross told Metro. An injured actor might not cause the curtain to fall — understudies are always prepared to go on.

“The Little Mermaid” suffered a similar accident during its run when an actor fell 20 feet, breaking his back. He was replaced, and the show went on.

Yesterday, Actors’ Equity reps and Department of Labor workers met at the theater to hash out some new safety protocols.

Even scary falls might not deter audiences, Ross said: “The good, the bad, the ugly — they want to see for themselves.”

But the spotlight might not translate into ticket sales. “I’m torn between wanting to see ‘Spider-Man’ on Broadway and not wanting to see someone literally die doing musical theater,” “Modern Family” actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson tweeted yesterday.

 
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